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on "washington week." >> ladies and gentlemen, the people of delaware have spoken. [cheers and applause] gwen: start your political engines as a newcomer shakes up the republican party. >> just a lot of nutty things she's been saying. gwen: and democrats try to make the most of it. >> it's real tough for the republican party, really it's kind of hung on a shingle, you know. no moderates need apply. gwen: but if this is a fundamental shift, who benefits? and how will that play out in an economically unstable time? >> their platform apparently is -- [speaking spanish] >> is that a bumper sticker you want on your car? >> americans, mr. president, have had it. gwen: the fed up electorate prepares to send a message, any message. covering the week, dan balz of "the washington post," jeanne cummings of politico. john dickerson of "slate" magazine and cbs news and john harwood of the cnbc and "the new york times." >> award-winning reporting and analysis, covering history as it happens. live from our nation's capital, this is "washington week with gwen ifill" produced in association with "national jou
, have had it. gwen: the fed up electorate prepares to send a message, any message. covering the week, dan balz of "the washington post," jeanne cummings of politico. john dickerson of "slate" magazine and cbs news and john harwood of the cnbc and "the new york times." >> award-winning reporting and analysis, covering history as it happens. live from our nation's capital, this is "washington week with gwen ifill" produced in association with "national journal." funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> what if you could just be you? what if you had your last bad date? what if she's out there? what if he's out there? what if you could be loved for exactly who you are? you can. >> funding for "washington week" is also provided by boeing, exxonmobil, the excellence in journalism foundation, the annenberg foundation, the corporation for public broadcasting, and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> once again, live from washington, moderator gwen ifill. gwen: good evening. we appear now to be in the middle of a wave election when everything cha
street bill. gwen: and a sensational and distracting threat from an obscure florida pastor. >> we are simply burning a book. >> it doesn't in any way represent america or americans or american government or american religious or political leadership. >> we have to make sure that we don't start turning on each other. gwen: we'll put the roller coaster week in context with jackie calmes of "the new york times," david wessel of "the wall street journal" and michael duffy of "time" magazine. >> award-winning reporting and analysis. covering history as it happens. live from our nation's capital, this is "washington week" with again ifill. produced in association with national "journal," funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> we know why we're here. to connect our forces to what they need when they need it. >> to help troops see danger. before it sees them. >> to answer the call of the brave and bring them safely home. >> around the globe the people of boeing are working together to support and protect all who serve. >> that's why we're here. >> funding for "washington week"
right now. so i understand your frustration. gwen: weeks before voters go to the polls in the mid-term elections, republicans want to take advantage of that frustration. >> the american people are speaking out like never before. they're concerned about the future of our nation. and the future for their children. gwen: but who are the people listening to? and how many distractions can one white house handle? including at the u.n. >> some sectors of the u.s. government orchestrated the attack to reversion the declining american -- reverse the declining american economy. gwen: on the senate floor. >> the appeal of don't ask-don't tell is an appeal to the gay and lesbian base. gwen: finger pointing on parade. covering the week, jackie calmes of "the new york times." naftali bendavid of "the wall street journal." tom gjelten of n.p.r. and nancy youssef of mcclatchy newspapers. >> award winning reporting and analysis covering history as it happens. live from our nation's capital, this is "washington week with gwen ifill." produced in association with national journal. funding for "washi
to turn the page. gwen: looking forward, moving ahead, talking about the positives, wap president doesn't want that. but as the labor day launched to the political season arrived, the white house faces a stubborn jobless recovery. >> jobs are being created, just not being created as fast as we need to. gwen: a new effort to arrive at meast -- middle east peace. >> mr. prime minister and mr. president, you have the opportunity to end this conflict and the decades between your people once and for all. gwen: a newly energized republican opposition. >> lets let's stand together and restore america. gwen: we examine why the page could turn both ways with stan, deborah solomon, and john dickerson of "slate" magazine. >> covering history as it happens. live from our nation's capital, this is "washington week with gwen ifill," produced in association with national journal. funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> what if you could just be you? what if you had your last bad date? what if she's out there? what if she's out there? what if you could beloved for exactly who you are? you ca
to "inside washington." ♪ >> for a transcript of this broadcast, log onto insidewashington.tv gwen: reaping the whirlwind. what this week's election results mean for washington and the rest of the country. tonight on "washington week." >> ladies and gentlemen, the people of delaware have spoken. [cheers and applause] gwen: start your political engines as a newcomer shakes up the republican party. >> just a lot of nutty things she's been saying. gwen: and democrats try to make the most of it. >> it's real tough for the republican party, really it's kind of hung on a shingle, you know. no moderates need apply. gwen: but if this is a fundamental shift, who benefits? and how will that play out in an economically unstable time? >> their platform apparently is
'm gwen ifill, on the newshour tonight, war war in bagged talks to ript biden about the change in mission >> only time success will be able to be declared is when the iraqis form a government, and several years from now they're in a position to maintain their own security, not a threat to their neighbors, and their economy is growing and prospering. >> lehrer: then former secretary of state madeleine albright, and former national security adviser steven hadley, says the effort to jump start the middle east process. >> ifill: betty ann bowser looks at how vast quantitys of imported pharmaceuticals and food are straining the federal drug administration's safety net. >> many of the laws that created the f.d.a. are the same laws that we're operating under today, and at one time, they were fittinging and appropriate, but the worlt has changed a lot. >> lehrer: and fema administrator, craig fugate, updates emergency preparations as hurricane earl approaches the east coast. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> i want to be the first
for our patients. >> lehrer: gwen ifill has a conversation with online editor and liberal commentator arianna huffington on her new book about the declining middle class. >> warner: and jeffrey brown talks with composer and musician herbie hancock, whose 70th birthday tour fuses jazz with global beats. >> taking what happens and trying to make it work. that's something i add life >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> this is the engine that connects abundant grain from the american heartland to haran's best selling whole wheat, while keeping 60 billion pounds of carbon out of the atmosphere every year. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy productive life. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> lehrer: toda
republicans blocked a bill lifting the ban on gays serving openly in the military. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the newshour tonight, "newshour" political editor david chalian and "time" magazine reporter mark thompson dissect today's vote and look at what's next for the "don't ask, don't tell" policy. >> lehrer: then, judy woodruff talks to transportation secretary ray lahood about his drive to end distracted driving. >> ifill: john tulenko of learning matters reports on tennessee's plan to reward teachers when students do well. >> we need to move to a system that says if you work harder, if you do better, if you try to improve your craft and your students perform better, you get paid more. >> lehrer: we have an election season look at campaign cash-- who's giving, and why. >> ifill: margaret warner examines the impact international sanctions are having on iranians. >> they're having a dramatic impact. i think that the u.n. security council resolution was underestimated. it was underestimated by iran and it was undersfimented by lots of people in the international community. >> lehre
for more than a year, was released and left the country today. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the newshour tonight, we talk to two iran watchers, including one once jailed in teheran, about today's release and what it tells us about the regime. >> brown: then margaret warner interviews former british prime minister and united nations envoy tony blair about the newest round of middle east peace talks. >> i find it hard to see if these two political leader s in this context with an american administration pushing for a deal, if we can't get one, i don't know where we go from there. >> ifill: fred de sam lazaro has the story of a jewish entrepreneur working with palestinians and israelis for both peace and profit. >> brown: susan dentzer of "health affairs" and karen tumulty of the "washington post" sort through the latest give- and-take on health care politics. >> ifill: and we sit down with writer and cartoonist austin kleon for a dose of poetry inspired by newspaper prose. >> what i found out is that i need to treat the newspaper as a blank canvas in order to really come u
parts of the country. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the newshour tonight, jack hough of "smart money" magazine and karl case of wellesley college weigh the pluses and minuses of home ownership. >> brown: then we look at the record income gap between the richest and poorest americans. >> ifill: judy woodruff talks to alan cooperman of the pew forum on religion in public life about what americans know and don't know about religion. >> brown: special correspondent john tulenko reports on a college program that's raised graduation rates for minority students. >> some of these kids have lives that are so complicated that they need a lot more. that's what we do. >> ifill: and margaret warner speaks to two analysts about north korea's latest succession drama. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: on the surface, today's housing news looked pretty good. it came from
>> ifill: good evening. i'm gwen ifill. outsiders and tea-party backed candidates posted victories in key primaries around the country yesterday. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight. our political editor david chalian reviews the winners and losers. >> ifill: then, a roundtable of political strategists explains what the results mean for republicans, for democrats and how they will affect who controls congress. >> brown: ray suarez talks to mexican ambassador arturo sarukhan as his country celebrates its bicentennial and fights an all-out war against drug-trafficking. >> as mexico seeks to shut down the flow of drugs moving north, the united states needs to step up to the plate and shut down the flow of weapons and cache moving >> ifill: plus, jose luis sierra of new america media reports on how the drug war has affected the tourism and manufacturing industries in the mexican state of baja california. >> we want to get back to getting people to think about mexico as fun in the sun and margaritaville and those types of things and stop associating mexico with bloo
news for democrats heading into the midterm elections. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the newshour tonight, political editor david chalian sorts through the numbers and what they mean for the president's plans to boost the economy. >> lehrer: then jeffrey brown talks to tom bearden in chile about rescuing those 33 miners, trapped now for over a month. >> they seem for the most part, those we talked to, in pretty good spirits until you talk to them for a while and then you find out there's a great deal of anxiety and a great deal of concerns for their loved ones. >> ifill: we examine the firestorm surrounding a plan to burn the koran at a church in florida, as general david petraeus warns it could incite violence against american troops. >> lehrer: judy woodruff looks at the web site craigslist and the changes in its adult service's section. >> ifill: and we have an encore profile of one of the most renowned figures in modern dance, judith jamison, who was honored with a tribute at the white house today. >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs ne
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> ifill: good evening. i'm gwen ifill. senate republicans say they'll oppose any efforts to extend bush era tax cuts if upper- income tax payers are excluded. >> brown: i'm geoffrey brown. on the newshour tonight naftali ben-david of the wall street journal sorts through the politics behind a recent white house and congressional exchanges on tax cuts. >> ifill: financial reporters john cassidy and andrew ross sorkin look at at the collapse of lehman brothers two years later as global regulators issued new rules to prevent future melt down. >> brown: and a report on the lack of safety regulations in a dangerous industry. >> we visit a chilean copper mine one similar to the unwhere 33 miners are trapped half a mile underground. >> ifill: an independent television news report on mass rape in congo. we hear from the victims, the rapists and the advocates trying to end it. >> brown: ray suarez visits a special camp in maine that helps veterans and their families heal the emotional wounds of war. >> it touches the person at a deeper le
incentives for business. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the "newshour" tonight, we speak to treasury secretary timothy geithner and republican congressman peter roskam of illinois about the president's proposals to jump start the economic recovery and create new jobs. >> lehrer: then, tom bearden reports from chile on the trapped miners and their relatives above-ground. >> it's been a long and lonely vigle for the families of the miners trapped underground, and there's no end in sight. >> ifill: judy woodruff talks to stephen mufson of the washington post about a b.p. internal report, which blames the largest offshore oil spill in history on a series of human and mechanical failures. >> lehrer: and, global post reporter solana pyne looks at dhaka, bangladesh-- the fastest growing of the world's mega- cities and one of the poorest. >> i think if you simply project the present into the future, then we are headed no good place. >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: this is the engine that connects zero emission tech
>> ifill: good evening. i'm gwen ifill. president obama said health care legislation set to go into effect tomorrow will prevent insurance companies from unfairly denying coverage to people in need. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. on the "newshour" tonight, betty ann bowser looks at the impact political and otherwise of the reform legislation six months after its passage. >> ifill: then, judy talks to former president clinton about the economic recovery, his global initiative and the upcoming midterm elections. >> if this is a referendum on people's anger and apathy, so our side stays home and their side's in play, we don't cowell. if it's a choice between who is going to do what, we can do well, and that's what i hope it will be. >> woodruff: tom bearden reports from louisiana on the state's growing battle against coastal erosion, in the wake of the b.p. oil spill. >> large chunks of louisiana's coastal wetlands are literally dissolving and so are some of the nation's best fishing ground. >> ifill: plus, we hear from former white house economic advisor glenn hubbard, in th
macneil/lehrer productions >> ifill: good evening. i'm gwen ifill. afghan authorities said today it was too early to judge the outcome or the legitimacy of this weekend's parliamentary elections. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, election observer scott worden in kabul has the details about reports of widespread fraud at the polls. >> ifill: then we talk with admiral thad allen about the permanent sealing of the blown out oil well in the gulf of mexico. >> brown: margaret warner runs a debate on whether the f.d.a. should allow the sale of genetically modified salmon for human consumption. >> ifill: judy woodruff looks at the political power of sarah palin, with reporters libby casey of alaska public radio and jeff zeleny of the "new york times." anybody spots new tennis shoes the headline is going to be, vanity fair, they're going to say palin in iowa decides to run. >> brown: and ray suarez talks with angela kocherga of belo television on the latest killing of a journalist in the mexican drug wars. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major f
- acneil/lehrer productions >> ifill: good evening. i'm gwen ifill. palestinian president mahmoud abbas said there will be no "quick decision" on the future of the middle east peace talks. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, middle east analysts david mckovsky and ghaith al omari assess the situation after the israeli government let a moratorium on settlement construction in the west bank lapse. >> ifill: then ray suarez leads a debate about a new proposal that would allow federal authorities to extend wiretapping to online communications. >> brown: we talk to laura tyson, president clinton's chief economic adviser, the third in our series of conversations on extending the bush-era tax cuts. >> ifill: special correspondent ben barnier reports on the french government's controversial decision to deport gypsies to romania and bulgaria. the rona deportations have been happening quietly for years, they became a hot button political issue when one was killed at a political check point. >> brown: margaret warner gets the details on the merger between low-cost rival
you next week. gwen: the sum of our fears. the economy. the political landscape and the dilemma of distraction. all of our national insecurities on display. we take a look tonight on "washington week." battles on every side. all on display at a lunchtime presidential news conference. over the economy. >> the policies that the republicans have offer -- are offering right now are the exact policies that got us into this mess. >> i think it just shows how out of touch the white house is. the american people are asking the question, where are the jobs? >> over the coming midterm election. >> what i'm going to remind the american people of is the policies that we have put in place have moved us in the right direction. >> no apologies for opposing the stimulus, no apologies for opposing the health care. no apologies for opposing what they c
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